With the dawn of the New Year, the presidential hopefuls from France's mainstream political parties have begun to set out their plans ahead of the vote in the spring.
January: It is likely to be a busy start to the year for Europhiles in Romania and Bulgaria: as soon as they finish celebrations to welcome in the new year, they begin toasting their decade as members
Romania’s Social Democratic Party has nominated a woman from the country’s tiny Muslim minority for prime minister.
The Bolivian president has agreed to stand for a fourth mandate in 2019, after his party nominated him as candidate. This is despite a constitutional referendum in February.
Outgoing European parliament president Martin Schulz has hit out at so-called populist parties as he prepares to run in Germany’s federal elections.
Macedonia’s parliamentary election appears virtually tied with both sides in the former Yugoslavian Republic claiming victory.
Voters in Moldova’s breakaway Transdniestria region have elected former interior minister Vadim Krasnoselskii, as their new president.
Widely tipped to be France’s next President, François Fillon stormed to victory in US-style primaries last weekend to become the centre-right’s candidate.
Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate, is neck and neck with Norbert Hofer, from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) ahead of a re-run of Austria’s run-off presidential…
The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.
Provisional results suggest Jovenel Moise has won the presidential election in Haiti. The political novice has won a majority in the first round, avoiding a second round runoff.
Francois Fillon, France’s dark horse in the primaries is now a strong favourite for president.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Jean Claude Juncker addresses the 'big issues' affecting Europe and the EU today. From Trump, to Brexit and the rise of the far-right.
François Fillon and Alain Juppé, centre-right rivals, but both part of the French establishment, and both former prime ministers.
The winner of Sunday's run-off primary vote will be the official centre-right candidate for the presidential election next year.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been knocked out of a primary to choose the presidential candidate of the centre-right Republican Party.
Haitians are heading to the polls in a long-delayed presidential election.
With France’s presidential election just months away, parties are picking their candidates in US-style primaries.
Pro-Moscow candidate Igor Dodon claims victory in Moldovan presidential poll.
Donald Trump’s election triumph undermines Europe’s security and invites Vladimir Putin to launch further invasions, it’s been claimed. The
The outcome could see the Black Sea state move closer to Russia.
The world's business leaders are busy assessing whether their companies will gain or suffer from Donald Trump's proposed policy changes.
Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.